Shitakiri Suzume


Shitakiri Suzume = The tongue-cut Sparrow. Signed Yukimasa. ‚Arababa‘ the malicious neighbour sitting on his wing with a pair of scissors, prepared to cut his tongue as penalty that he has picked in her homemade pie.

Stained ivory. All details well carved. Eyes inlaid in black horn.


ID 55
Signature Yukimasa
Material Ivory
Period 19th C
Measures Width: 4,3 cm; Height: 2,6 cm
Price SOLD